The engraving offers a view of the snow-covered expanses of the Dzyumantsubo area, which means – One Hundred Thousand Tsubo. Earlier, here, on the left bank of the Sumidagawa River, was a shallow, overgrown with reeds. By order of the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu was drained in 1723, but the quality of the land was not suitable for planting rice. In the left part of the engraving, you can see wood storages in Fukagawa.
The landscape is deserted, there is not even a hint of human presence. In the waters of the river floats waders, only indicated by strokes on the water surface, around a wooden bucket. Far
There are no cardinal color changes in the later version. Only the color of the square cartouche changes, it becomes ocher-green, and the sky acquires a brighter shade.